Hotlink strikes again, this time at East cost

Starting this Friday, frequent bus commuters in Sarawak and Sabah will be able to get a ride at a subsidised rate of 35 sen, equivalent to the Hotlink prepaid call rate for East Malaysians. Maxis Communications Bhd‘s head of Sarawak region, Janice Cheah, said under the “35 sen-a-ride Hotlink Day” campaign, Maxis’ postpaid and prepaid subscribers would enjoy the subsidised ...

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Telekom plans to exit Payphone business

Telekom Malaysia Bhd will dispose of its entire equity interest in wholly-owned subsidiary, TM Payphone Sdn Bhd, for RM22 million. In a filing to Bursa Malaysia today, the company said the proposed disposal to Pernec Corp Bhd would streamline Telekom’s operations and focus on its role as a mainstream network facilities and services provider. It said TM Payphone, under the ...

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Celcom 3G: For Better or Worst?

The story begins when I subscribed to Celcom 3G Daily Unlimited three days ago(10,August). My first surfing experience with Celcom 3G was so good that I faced a very slow connection to 80% of the sites that I tried to visit. Some website did not load perfectly assuming that it was due to data loss in the network. I was ...

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Maxis upgrades 3G to HSUPA

Maxis announced its successful implementation of High Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA) technology in a live network. In a statement, it said HSUPA will enable a three-fold improvement in uplink data speeds, up to 1.4Mbps compared with 384kbps previously. “We see this significant wireless broadband coverage expansion and introduction of HSUPA as key factors in differentiating us from other 3G ...

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The Insider: Will DiGi slash data rates?

Ok…That’s it….. Just this week, I have heard people discussing about it or some people asking me…”Will DiGi reduce the pricing for its Unlimited Data Plan?“ For the YES answer: As Celcom has introduced an unlimited 3G package priced @ RM68 which is cheaper and faster than DiGi, then YES DiGi’s top management team is probably in a meeting right ...

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Education via Mobile

I attended this yesterday. The Mobile Learning & Edutainment Conference 2007 is organized by LTT Global and supported by MSC Malaysia. It had various sponsors for the event. See here. Mobile Leaning & Edutainment takes education to the next level where anyone can study via a mobile phone. The new platform is not mend to replace the traditional education but ...

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TM goes Africa

Telekom Malaysia Bhd is expanding its global Internet connectivity to Africa, a move which can benefit and help accelerate the development of countries in that continent. Its chief executive officer, Datuk Abdul Wahid Omar, said today the company is looking at setting up Internet protocol nodes in some of the African nations. “We have already set up one (each) in ...

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Fomca calls for drastic action against SMS spoofing on POSTPAID CUSTOMER

Did you read the title of this article? Read carefully.. The Federation of Malaysian Consumers Associations (Fomca) wants the Government to take stronger steps in dealing with SMS-spoofing, reported by Steven Patrick,The Star. SMS Spoofing means generating fake requests for Short Message Services. In simple worlds, a mobile phone user is charged for a service he/she did not request such ...

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MiTV 3G coming soon this year

After doing some “Private Investigation”, I found out that MiTV will launch 3G as soon as September and as late as October 2007. What I can say is that it will be either one the month if things goes as planned. Lets start the list……….DVB-H….WIDEST coverage aka Celcom Network……anymore? Is Time aware about this? WE ARE WATCHING……..

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Maxis Wireless Broadband questions

I will be meeting the person who is in-charge of Maxis Wireless Broadband around next week. As I have heard too many complaints about it, I might forward those question to this particular person who is the person behind Maxis Wireless Broadband. If you have doubt or any question which you can’t find answers, tell me in the comments section ...

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Maxis sponsoring EPL broadcast in Malaysia

Maxis has signed a 3 year partnership with ESPN Star Sports to become the broadcast sponsor of English Premier League to be screened over ESPN and Star Sports in Malaysia. Head over for a football fans gathering at the Laundry, The Curve Mutiara Damansara on Sunday. Read more here.

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New rules on prepaid biling

MCMC has ruled that all telcos must issue bills to their prepaid customers starting next month. The reason of this new rule is to address the issues with SMS spamming and spoofing. DiGi has online itemized billing since few years back. Maxis is doing this. Celcom is doing nothing? Read more.

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Telco Talk Malaysia is 10 months old

Thanks to readers that has been visiting my blog all the time, everyday…… Sadly, I will be reducing my post/article on Telco Talk as I am not getting the comments that I am expecting. Even though I do get a lot of email, I am still unhappy as I don’t see more response on articles posted on this site. As ...

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Celcom Wireless Broadband

Celcom has launched 2 new wireless broadband package on top of its current 3G data plans. The 2 new package are: Monthly Unlimited Plan:-RM68 per month-Celcom 3G/GPRS network(Max 384Kbps)-Postpaid users only Daily Unlimited Plan:-RM8/24hours-3GX/3G/GPRS-Prepaid and Postpaid users All current Unlimited Data Plan users may switch to the new Monthly plan but will be limited to max 384Kbps on 3G. To ...

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Lower Call rate with DiGi Prepaid

Now enjoy calls as low as RM0.36 to ANY numbers nationwide with CHAT PLUS. There are no monthly fee, minimum total usage requirement and no activation fee. Read here. Note: Please read the FAQ section(Terms and Condition apply)

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